Ueli Daepp is an associate professor of mathematics at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. He was born and educated in Bern, Switzerland and completed his PhD at Michigan State University. His primary field of research is algebraic geometry and commutative algebra.Pamela Gorkin is a professor of mathematics at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. She also received her PhD from Michigan State where she worked under the director of Sheldon Axler. Prof. Gorkinï¿½s research focuses on functional analysis and operator theory. Ulrich Daepp and Pamela Gorkin co-authored of the first edition of ï¿½Reading, Writing, and Provingï¿½ whose first edition published in 2003. To date the first edition (978-0-387-00834-9 ) has sold over 3000 copies.